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Definition of overflow:

  1. A flowing over, as of water or other fluid; an inundation.
  2. An outlet for the escape of surplus liquid.
  3. That which flows over; a superfluous portion; a superabundance.
  4. To be superabundant; to abound.
  5. To flow over the brim of; to fill more than full.
  6. To flow over; to cover woth, or as with, water or other fluid; to spread over; to inundate; to overwhelm.
  7. To run over the bounds.

Synonyms:

torrent, well over, onslaught, discharge, propulsion, deficiency, surplusage, redundancy, outflow, inundate, lack, infest, surplus, overwhelming, spill over, overproduction, flow, inundation, outlet, abound, deluge, overrun, barrage, hole, natural spring, crawl, run, flood, outpouring, exit, runoff, overspill, engorgement, flood tide, run over, flood lamp, bristle, whelm, pour out, exuberance, swarm, teem, submerge, overcrowding, infringement, big, run down, full, spring, photoflood, congestion, flush, fountain, overwhelm, superfluity, rising tide, push, pullulate, bombardment, rich, engulf, spill out, advance, alluvion, floodlight, brim over, passage, drown, bubble over, invade, overabundance, excess, flowage, gush.

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